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Gastroesophageal reflux disease and lifestyle changes to reduce it - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   Hi Doctor, I have a problem of stomach heating. How may I cure it?
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.
User :   24,M,Hyd,Emp,S,168,61
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   none of the above holds to me
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   none of the above holds to me
Doctor :   It sounds like you have a condition called GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease).
User :   Ok, Thank you Doctor
Doctor :   Please take the following steps: Doctor :   Lifestyle changes: Avoiding alcohol and eating less fatty foods may help. It is also advisable to lose weight, reduce smoking and alter eating and sleeping patterns. Taking small, frequent meals rather than large, heavy meals is recommended.
Doctor :   Avoid going to bed for at least 2 hours after a meal.
Doctor :   r u there?
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
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